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Best 3 Mascaras to Have in Your Toolbox

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Long, luscious lashes have been sought after for nearly 6,000 years now. While there may never be a perfect mascara, here is a list of the best 3 mascaras to have in your toolbox.

Origins Beyond the Fringe – $23

Origins Beyond the Fringe mascara is actually two products in one. On one end is a tube of Underwear for Lashes, which is a base coat that both thickens lashes as well as helping provide staying power to the top coat of mascara. On the other end of the wand is a tube of Origins famed Fringe Benefits mascara. When applied over the base coat, the mascara glides on smoothly, creating a full, rich, thick lash.

Origins is a company known for their natural botanical ingredients, but unlike many natural products, they don’t sacrifice quality and high performance for natural ingredients. This makes Beyond the Fringe a great mascara for people with sensitive eyes. Since there are two layering coats, it is also a great product for people with thin or sparse eyelashes.

Beyond the Fringe mascara will give you full, thick high-performance lashes that still feel light and natural. Best of all, it comes off quickly and easily at the end of the day. For a great all-around daily mascara that won’t irritate or feel dry or artificial, a tube of Beyond the Fringe is a must-have!

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[su_heading style=”line-dark” size=”19″]MAC Opulash Optimum Black Mascara – $18[/su_heading]

For the richest, juiciest, plumpest jet black lashes, look no further than MAC Opulash Optimum Black Mascara. Featuring a curling brush that gives you an advertised 108% increase in volume, this carbon black mascara loads your lashes with lush flake-proof, smudge-proof, sweat and humidity resistant volume that lasts up to 15 hours. Whether you are dancing all day or partying all night, MAC Opulash Optimum Black Mascara will stick with you and give you all the longevity and performance you need.

As anyone can tell you, MAC is a highly respected name in the cosmetics industry, making the highest quality products with a commitment to celebrating diversity and individuality. Their makeup products are well known for being high performance and long lasting, using the riches pigments and most wearable bases. If you want a high-quality product from a respected name that delivers ultimate performance at a good value, this is the mascara to have.


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[su_heading style=”line-dark” size=”19″]Yves St. Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils Mascara – $32[/su_heading]

When you want high performance volume with a fun, flirty edge, try Yves St. Laurent Volume Effet Faux Cils Mascara. Unlike the aforementioned brands, which only come in black, this Yves St. Laurent Mascara comes in 6 different colors including Extreme Blue, Fascinating Violet, Burgundy and Deep Night. Colored mascaras are not only great for a fun night out on the town, but they also are great for accentuating unusual eye shadows or creating a great pop of color for more neutral ones.

[su_pullquote]Their secret to creating full, rich lashes is a triple-film complex.[/su_pullquote]The complex includes a coating film for intensity, a conditioning film that keeps lashes soft and supple while creating maximum curve and a fixing film that offers ultimate staying power. The non-drying formula is enriched with a B5 pro-vitamin which helps keep your lashes supple and healthy. The straight nylon fiber brush coats lashes from root to tip to create the dynamically bold look of false lashes. Yves Saint Laurent is also one of the most respected names in the fashion and beauty industry. With a makeup brand that reflects the same values as the haute couture fashion industry, the YSL style is reflected throughout their many different product lines, including jewelry, accessories, fragrance, and cosmetics.


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